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From: Alessandro Bertulli <alessandro.bertulli96@gmail.com>
To: bdarcus@gmail.com, yantar92@gmail.com, e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Org-cite/Citar cannot recognize neither biblatex nor natbib
Date: Fri, 13 May 2022 19:20:42 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87lev5wdqt.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)

Hi,

I think I spotted the problem. It's difficult to be sure, but
apparently, since version 4.31, latexmk automatically detects and run
biber as a citation engine (see this post
https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/231351/259874). In fact, in the latexmk
man page, it is said to use the option -bibtex to use BibTeX.

Indeed, if I try to run "latexmk -pdf -bibtex -f" (the -f option is
needed due to some errors given by whitespaces in the citations), it all
works fine. From my point of view, the problem here is that the variable
org-LaTeX-pdf-process doesn't track any of this!
+ If the variable cite_export is set to basic or to csl, the formatting
is external to LaTeX, so no problem.
+ If it is set to biblatex, then biber is automatically called by
latexmk
+ If it is set to natbib, LaTeX needs BibTeX to be called, but it is
not!

So I'd say this is a bug of the org-LaTeX-pdf-process variable. Should
it be buffer-local, and set when exporting? This is not something I'm
expert of, to be honest. As I was saying, using AuCTeX there's no
problem, because the compilation command is an elisp function that
checks which one of the two is needed. May that be helpful?

Alessandro


             reply	other threads:[~2022-05-13 17:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-05-13 17:20 Alessandro Bertulli [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2022-05-13 13:32 Alessandro Bertulli
2022-05-13 13:48 ` Bruce D'Arcus
2022-05-13 14:07   ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-05-13 15:42   ` Eric S Fraga
2022-05-13 13:15 Alessandro Bertulli
2022-05-13 13:20 ` Bruce D'Arcus
2022-05-13 10:01 Alessandro Bertulli
2022-05-13  9:55 Alessandro Bertulli
2022-05-13 10:54 ` Eric S Fraga
2022-05-13 11:03   ` Bruce D'Arcus
2022-05-12 18:31 Alessandro Bertulli
2022-05-12 18:38 ` Bruce D'Arcus
2022-05-13  6:45 ` Eric S Fraga
2022-05-12 14:48 Alessandro Bertulli
2022-05-12 14:54 ` Bruce D'Arcus

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